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Health : Patient and Family Support

The Painted Turtle

A Serious Fun Camp

four stars

93.06

1300 Fourth Street Suite 300
Santa Monica, CA 90401
tel: (310) 451-1353   Web Site
EIN: 95-4612481

Board Leadership
Page Adler
Founder, Chairman of the Board

CEO
Chris Butler
CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.06 four stars
  Financial 91.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Painted Turtle is the sixth addition to Paul Newman's family of Hole in the Wall Camps for seriously ill children. It is also the only multi-disease camp and family care center of its kind on the West Coast. Through educational, therapeutic, safe, and just plain fun summer camp and year-round programs, The Painted Turtle provides a life-changing experience to children whose daily struggles often diminish both their desire to be well and their ability to lead a rich, productive life. The Painted Turtle offers an exhilarating, challenging, and nurturing array of traditional summer camp recreational activities, seamlessly intertwined with programs that inspire children to become more self-confident and self-reliant, as well as more cooperative with their medical caregivers.

The Painted Turtle is the sixth addition to Paul Newman's family of Hole in the Wall Camps for seriously ill children. It is also the only multi-disease camp and family care center of its kind on the West Coast. Through educational, therapeutic, safe, and just plain fun summer camp and year-round programs, The Painted Turtle provides a life-changing experience to children whose daily struggles often diminish both their desire to be well and their ability to lead a rich, productive life. The Painted Turtle offers an exhilarating, challenging, and nurturing array of traditional summer camp recreational activities, seamlessly intertwined with programs that inspire children to become more self-confident and self-reliant, as well as more cooperative with their medical caregivers.

Financial

four stars

91.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.48
  Program Expenses Growth 9.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Painted Turtle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Painted Turtle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Painted Turtle (CA) 93.06 four stars
Camp Courageous of Iowa (IA) 88.22 three stars
Camp Boggy Creek (FL) 85.15 three stars
Camp Aranzazu (TX) 85.64 three stars
Camp For All (TX) 90.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,547,913
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,547,913
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,547,913
   Other Revenue $218,354
TOTAL REVENUE $9,766,267
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,433,130
   Administrative Expenses $343,568
   Fundraising Expenses $827,649
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,604,347
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,161,920
   
Net Assets $32,474,450

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Support Costs Maintaining and Operating Camp $2,938,563 54.1%
Support Costs Directly Related to Medical Research $1,590,152 29.3%
Support Costs Directly Related to Camp Program $904,415 16.6%

Ratings History
The Painted Turtle has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 93.06 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 90.28 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.51 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 88.89 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 87.25 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 89.29 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 83.37 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 81.81 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 80.13 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 72.79 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 87.82 three stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 95.06 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-4612481
Name in IRS Master File THE PAINTED TURTLE
NTEE Code O50
NTEE Classification Youth Development Programs, Other
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(325) Camp
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$155,000 2.34% Christopher Butler Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$34,400 0.52% Blake Maher Former Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Painted Turtle (CA) 93.06 four stars
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Camp John Marc (TX) 96.40 four stars
Casting for Recovery (MT) 93.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Painted Turtle
1300 Fourth Street
Suite 300
Santa Monica, CA 90401
tel: (310) 451-1353
fax: (310) 451-1357
EIN: 95-4612481

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Board Leadership

Page Adler
Founder, Chairman of the Board

CEO

Chris Butler
CEO

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